Relationships can be hard enough to navigate at the best of times, particularly when you are young. Finding the right combination of boundaries and goals is an almost lifelong task. But what happens when you add depression to the mix? Well, things start to get a lot more complicated.
So, as the world continues to open up, don’t let your thoughts, your brain, derail the plans you have made. It is okay to analyse your thoughts, to question the motivation of your brain. Soak up the experiences and go with the flow.
What we need to change is the idea that social media awareness posts and motivational, positive content are an adequate answer to our increasing mental health crisis. We need to look past the smoke screen and lobby our local and national government to push for properly funded mental health services in our country.
r those who struggle with high functioning anxiety, the symptoms can be more along the lines of trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep, issues with over-thinking, perfectionism, and people-pleasing. If this sounds like you, here are my top tips for handling life with high functioning anxiety.
If you are about to graduate for the first time I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that it is going to be an emotional time. However, beyond the expected emotions of this type of event, it can often throw up some unexpected and difficult feelings too.